Native American Statistics
Native American statistics include a scope of information and data in regard to the Native American groups of North America. This category intends to give an outline of key factual markers connected with Native Americans, including socioeconomics, financial circumstances, and overall well being.
There were around 6.8 million Native Americans, also called American Indians, in the US starting around 2020, representing around 2% of the populace.
The destitution rate among Native Americans is higher than the public normal, with around 25% of Native Americans living beneath the poverty line. Joblessness rates have additionally been higher for Native Americans than any other ethnic group.
Native Americans face difficulties in getting quality schooling. Secondary school graduation rates for Native American understudies have lingered behind the public normal. As indicated by information from 2019, the secondary school graduation rate was around 75%, contrasted with around 85% for all understudies.
Native Americans experience critical well being differences, including higher paces of persistent infections, psychological well-being issues, and substance misuse. Also, Native Americans face difficulties in getting to medical care facilities, especially those living in remote or rural regions.
Wrongdoing and Detainment:
Native Americans are lopsidedly impacted by wrongdoing and detainment. Paces of exploitation among American Indians are higher than for other racial and ethnic poipulations.
Language and Culture:
Saving Native American dialects and social legacy is vital. Numerous American Indian dialects are imperiled, with the quantity of fluent speakers declining quickly. Endeavors are in progress to revive and save Native American dialects and societies through schooling, language emersion programs, and social drives.
Although the American Indian Population and Labor Force Report is federally mandated to be released no less frequently than biennally, the last report was released in 2007, with figures based on 2005. However, an updated report is supposed to be released this year.
These figures are based on tribes in the lower 48 states, only, who have at least 1,000 tribal members, of which at least 500 are unemployed. According to the 2005 figures, fifteen tribes have staggering unemployment rates exceeding 80%.
The United States is home to nearly 2.4 million American Indians and Alaska
Natives, the Census Bureau reported on Tuesday, with Cherokee, Navajo, Sioux
and Ojibwe the most prominent tribal affiliations.
The Northwest and West Coast states, whose traditional tribal lands include some of the most ethnically diverse cultures in the United States, have very little ethnic representation in state government.
In the states of Alaska, California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington State, only two states – Alaska and Washington – have ANY Native people within their legislative body – an interesting statistic, since California is home to the second most federally recognized tribes within a state at 103, and Nevada is home to more than 20.